The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
What goes up must come down.